The heroine of this Lyme story has much to share. She is an intelligent and articulate Southern Belle who hails from Atlanta, Georgia. She is 43 years old and a mother of three, whose troubles began in August of 2010, with what she thought was a “bug bite”. It turned out to be that, all … More Lyme Disease: Stories From the Front Lines of An Epidemic – Sophie
(Used with permission) This next story comes from a young lady with whom I have had the pleasure of conversing with on Facebook. Her posts are always upbeat, frequently witty, often useful. I have enjoyed getting to know her and am glad that I can now share her story with you. Gwyn has chronic Lyme … More Lyme Disease: Stories From the Front Lines of An Epidemic -Gwyn F.
Anne was diagnosed with fibromyalgia in 1986 after years of unexplained pain. For her, it was the midpoint in a life journey with unspecified physical ill-being on one side of the demarcation line and learning to cope with what she thought was fibromyalgia on the other side. ( She now realizes Lyme was the real … More Lyme Disease: Stories From the Front Lines of An Epidemic – Anne
Today I had the pleasure of being patient zero and starting a suburban epidemic. No I am not talking about some obscure STD, or airborne virus, or even about Lyme Disease. In fact, I took steps to prevent that! In this case, I am referring to an epidemic caused by the propagation of a viral … More I mowed my lawn (!) and had an idea